High School Sports

  • Boys basketball: Eagle Ridge's season stays alive

    WATKINS – Eagle Ridge rolled to a 75-50 win over Denver School of Science/Technology Feb. 19 at Ridge View Academy.

    The play-in game was part of the class 3A Confluence League district tournament.

    Trent Sparks led the Warriors wtih 25 points. Mica Janzen was next with 12. Josh Lira had seven, as did Fernando Yescas.

    Eagle Ridge faces Stargate Academy at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, in Floyd Acre gym at Fort Lupton High School. The winner advances to the semifinals and will be one win away from a slot in the state 3A tournament.

  • Girls basketball: Eagle Ridge a win away from state tournament

    FORT LUPTON – Eagle Ridge Academy put an end to Fort Lupton's girls basketball season Feb. 19.

    The Warriors got past the Bluedvils 37-32 in the play-in round of the class 3A Confluence League district tournament on the Bluedevils' floor.

    No stats were available for either team.

  • State 5A boys basketball: Prairie View is in and travels far

    AURORA – Prairie View made the state 5A boys basketball tournament, and it also drew a long road trip to start the tournament Feb. 21.

    PVHS (12-11) visits Fruita Monument () for the first-round contestat 6 p.m. The winner plays at Broomfield in the second round Feb. 24.

    THe ThunderHawks' top scorer is Kam Vincel, who is averaging 20.7 points per game. He scored his 1,000th career point this season. Dalton Knecht is next at 13 points per game. Vincel is the leading rebounder (11.6 rbg) too.

  • State 5A boys basketball .. Brighton joins the field

    AURORA -- Brighton's boys basketball team hits the road for the first round of the state 5A boys basketball playoffs. BHS visits Greeley West at 6 p.m. Feb. 21. Game time is to be determined. The winner visits ThunderRidge Feb. 24 for a second-round game.

    The Colorado High School Activities Association released the pairings Sunday.

  • State 5A girls basketball picks Prairie View to join the field

    AURORA –  Prairie View heads for Fort Collins and a first-round game in the state 5A girls basketball tournament Feb. 20.

    The winner draws Denver East in the second round Feb. 23. The Colorado High School Activities Association released the pairings Sunday.

    Victoria Cabrera leads the ThunderHawks (11-12) in scoring at just a tick under nine points a game. Lauren Bertrand and Ashtyn DeLorenzo average about seven points a game. DeLorenzo also pulls down seven rebounds a game.

  • State 5A girls basketball tourney tabs Brighton

    AURORA – Brighton's girls basketball team joined the state 5A basketball tournament this season. The Colorado High School Activities Association released the draw Sunday.

    Brighton earned the right to host a first-round game. Fountain-Fort Carson comes to town Feb. 20. Tip time is 6 p.m. The winner travels to Fruita Monument for the second-round game Feb. 23.

    The Bulldogs (15-8) get most of their offense from junior Kaylah Lewis. She's averaging 18 points and five rebounds per game. Shayna Slorf averages 11 points and five rebounds per contest.

  • State 5A wrestling .. Two semifinalists for BHS; no finalists

    DENVER – Brighton High School didn't place any of its wrestlers in the state 5A finals Feb. 16.

    The two with the last chances – Kenny Sailas, BHS' 106-pounder, and Ian Helwick, the Bulldogs' 285-pounder – lost in the semifinal round. 

  • State 5A wrestling: McFadden still in hunt

    DENVER – Prairie View's Austin McFadden has a chance to place at the state 5A wrestling tournament. He's the only ThunderHawks' wrestler still alive in the field.

    McFadden won a second-round consolation match against Caden Crosby of Arvada West by a score of 10-3.

    Mark Grice (113), Mason Morales (126) and Mitchell Bond (160) are out of the tournament. Grice and Morales did not win either of their matches.

    More consolation round matches are on tap Saturday at Pepsi Center.

  • The man of a thousand points
  • State swim meet: BHS ends its season

    FORT COLLINS – Brighton's three relay teams did not advance to the finals of the state 5A girls swim meet. The event was at Epic Pool Ice Center.